Connect with your CATE colleagues
CATE NZ operates at both a national and regional level. Each region is represented on the national executive, linking its members with the national body.
Regional associations support the members in their region and offer networking, mentoring and professional development opportunities.
CATE has branches and membership regions across New Zealand. Scroll down for regional contacts as well as membership registration links to join your region. Membership with CATE ensures you receive the benefit of regional collaboration with other professionals in your area, while still giving you full access to the benefits of National CATE Membership.
Chairperson and National Executive Representative,
Eileen Crawford—Kerikeri High School
Leanne Rumble—Te Pūkenga NorthTec
Sara Reade—Tauraroa Area School
Professional Development Co-ordinator
Bron Jenkins—Whangarei Boys High School
Far North Representative,
Sue Flanagan—Kaitaia College
Ceri Jenkins—International Travel College
School Liaison Roadshow Co-Ordinator,
Julie Hamilton—Pompallier College
Anne-Marie Kelly—Te Pūkenga ServiceIQ
Amber Hinson—Kelston Girls College
Treasurer, PTE Representative,
Secretary, North Auckland Representative,
Roxanne Mulvaney—Whangaparāoa College
Communications Manager, Te Pūkenga Representative
Professional Supervision/Mentoring Coordinator,
Lee Brodie—Career Dynamics
North Auckland Representative, CDANZ Representative
Tara Heta—Westlake Boys High School
Central/East Auckland Representative, & CDANZ Representative
Sarah Shepheard—Selwyn College
South Auckland Representative,
Bryan Marsh—Hāpai Tūhono & Lindsay Knipe—James Cook High School
West Auckland Representative,
Beth Nalter—MyMahi & Secondment with Workforce Development Council
Sally Brady—Massey University
Frances Fuamatu—Tertiary Education Commission
Membership Co-ordinator/West Auckland Representative,
Catrin Hughes—Green Bay High School
Adele Turnbull—Marcellin College
- Pasifika: Jonny Faamatuainu—Auckland Business Chamber
- Central/East: Sarah Shepheard—Selwyn College
- North/West: Tara Heta—Westlake Boys High School
- South/Franklin: Lindsay Knipe—James Cook High School
Jonny Faamatuainu—Auckland Business Chamber
South Canterbury/North Otago
Chairperson and Executive Representative,
Claire Spiers—Craighead Diocesan School
Courtney Molloy—Roncalli College
Marian Mehrtens—Roncalli College
National Executive Rep,
Jo Shaw—Timaru Girls High School
Chairperson & Executive representative,
Sue Ballantyne—Central Southland College
Cherie Taylor—Central Southland College
The benefits of becoming a CATE member
Representation and Advocacy
The CATE Executive consults and listens to their members.
Their role is to advocate on your behalf to lobby for ongoing improvement of career education in New Zealand schools. National representation at MOE/TEC level to effect change.
Build your networks both regionally and nationally. Mentee and mentor opportunities to support members in their role.
Access career education resources and tools through “members’ section.
Frequent newsletters from the Kaiārahi and regular newsletters from the President of CATE NZ.
Shared resources, ideas. best practice case studies on the CATE NZ website. Opportunity for you to share your successes.
Connect with each other and keep up dated on the latest developments in Career Education.